The Constellation Scorpius
The Story of the Scorpion
Retells several stories of Scorpius the scorpion, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Scorpius, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.
|Grade 2 - Grade 5
|The Child's World, Inc.
|Number of Pages
|Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
|9.5 x 8
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|ATOS Interest Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Author: Arnold Ringstad
Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.
Illustrator: JT Morrow
JT Morrow has been an illustrator for over twenty years and has won several awards. He specializes in creating parodies and imitations of the old and modern masters. Mr. Morrow lives just south of San Francisco with his wife and daughter.
A noteworthy review of Constellations from School Library Journal on November 1, 2013
These volumes provide both astronomy and mythology lessons in one very attractive package and are sure to be popular with young stargazers. Each of the books discusses a major constellation’s origin and mythology story, compares its presence in other cultures around the world, and… View →